Search Results: "Konrad Lorenz"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 30, 1995

"A pioneering work in its field, now interesting primarily as a historical document and the first great work of an unusually literate scientist."
Here is the long-delayed publication of the first summary of the principles of ethology, by the man most responsible for the growth of that science. Read full book review >

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LORENZ HART by Frederick Nolan
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"A sympathetic account for fans of the musical theater of the '30s and '40s. (15 b&w photos, not seen)"
An old-fashioned Broadway biography of Richard Rodgers's first lyricist. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"Gooselovers of the world, unite; this is the book for you."
Two years after his death comes the English translation of what one is tempted to describe as Lorenz's goose song, his last formal statement on his beloved greylag geese. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

"These pictures tell the story as clearly as the simple text, whose language and frequent repetition make this scientific biography easily accessible to beginning readers. (bibliography) (Picture book/biography. 5-9)"
From childhood, Konrad Lorenz was fascinated by ducks and geese, growing up to become a prize-winning scientist who offered new insights into animal behavior. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 1, 1995

"An altogether absorbing account of human civilization in the making. (32 pages color photos, not seen)"
Everything you wanted to know about the Stone Age man unearthed in the Alps in 1991. Read full book review >

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I LIKE TO PLAY by Marla Stewart Konrad
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 13, 2010

"Look for others that do the job better. (Picture book. 4-6)"
A flawed look at the ways children play around the world. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MARITA by Marita Lorenz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"The congeries of stories has its interest, but Lorenz is an indifferent writer. One hopes that the movie version, to which this ties in, has a little more zing."
"I was stupid and haughty then, a rebel. I sleep alone now": Lorenz delivers a tale of espionage and deceit, told with rueful candor. Read full book review >

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HOUSE by Albert Lorenz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"However, the artwork is deeply satisfying and the throng of informational tidbits keeps readers turning the pages, to savor slowly or devour in one sitting. (Picture book. 7-12)"
This handsome book, subtitled "Showing How People Have Lived Throughout History with Examples Drawn from the Lives of Legendary Men and Women," comes in the wake of Lorenz's Metropolis (1996) and is just as meticulously crafted. Read full book review >

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METROPOLIS by Albert Lorenz
HISTORY
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

A full-color time-traveling tour through ten cities. Read full book review >

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The Blessing of Movement by Deborah Konrad
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 24, 2015

"A moving testament to the power of unconditional love and its ability to get us through our darkest hours."
In her debut memoir, Konrad eloquently captures the complexities of her relationship with a larger-than-life sister whose towering presence—both literally and figuratively—molded the family in ways big and small. Read full book review >

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OUT OF ASHES by Konrad H. Jarausch
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 2015

"Comprehensive and with a convincing closing defense of the best of European ideals as contrasted with the 'prescriptions of military strength, unilateral intervention, unrestrained speculation, and social conservatism' that prevail on the other side of the Atlantic."
Massive but well-contained and richly detailed account of history's bloodiest century. Read full book review >